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William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins, was an American type designer, calligrapher, and book designer. He attained prominence as an illustrator and commercial artist, and he brought to the designing of type and books some of the boldness that he displayed in his advertising work. His work can be described as ornamented and geometric, similar to the Art Moderne and Art Deco styles of the period, using Oriental influences and breaking from the more antiquarian styles of his... Read More

BornJune 19, 1880
Martinsville, Ohio
DiedDecember 25, 1956 (aged 76)
Hingham Center, Massachusetts
Other namesW.A. Dwiggins
W.A.D.
“Dr. Hermann Püterschein”
OccupationType designer, calligrapher, book designer
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